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Lumberton, Texas - Basic Facts

Lumberton is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Lumberton.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Hardin County at latitude 30.2658 and longitude -94.1996. Hardin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 59 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Lumberton (see map) encompass a land area of 13.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lumberton: Ariola, Chance, Fletcher, Hooks Switch, Sharon.

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Lumberton, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 12,605
Population in Households 12,532
Population in Familes 10,912
Population in Group Qrtrs 73
Population Density1 948
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 4,600
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 3,504
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,029 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,550 (70.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,050 (20.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 429 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $188,520
Average Home Value $217,998


Median Household Income $65,874
Average Household Income $76,164
Per Capita Income $27,952
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.28% 0.82%
Households 1.44% 0.87%
Families 1.18% 0.8%
Median Household Income   3.54%
Per Capita Income   2.41%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Lumberton, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lumberton to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 215 88th
Population Density1 # 755 57th
Diversity Index2 # 1598 9th
Median Household Income # 258 85th
Per Capita Income # 359 80th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.